CSK v RCB: A picturesque affair in Chennai!

CSK beats RCB by seven wickets to gets its campaign off to a winning start. Harbhajan Singh led CSK's spin attack which restricted RCB to a paltry 70. Chasing a modest score, Chennai got over the line with effortless ease.

First wicket of the 12th Indian Premier League! That's a slot Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli wouldn't have liked to fill. He departs after being dismissed by Chennai Super Kings' Harbhajan Singh on Saturday. Photo: AP
Big fish in the net! Harbhajan Singh celebrates after taking the expensive wicket of AB de Villiers. Photo: M. Vedhan
Imran Tahir celebrates the dismissal of Yuzvendra Chahal. Photo: AP
And bowled him! Shane Watson was sent back to the pavilion by Yuzvendra Chahal at the M. A. Chidhambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday. Photo: AP
Chepauk just got 'Chinna Thala'-ed as Suresh Raina became the first batsman to reach 5000 IPL runs. Photo: AFP
Done and dusted! Chennai Super Kings players leave the ground after thumping the Royal Challengers by seven wickets in the IPL opener. Photo: AP